Clinidal Coder Auditor/Coder Educator

Healthscope - Gold Coast Private Hospital
    Published
    March 20, 2020
    Location
    Gold Coast, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    200000AA
    State
    QLD
    Application Close Date
    2020/04/18
    Contact Title
    Health Information Manager
    Contact Name
    Nadine Smith
    Contact Email
    nadine.smith@healthscope.com.au
    Contact Phone
    0755300621

    Description

    Are you seeking a role that promotes work-life balance and rewards dedication?
    An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Coding Auditor/Coding Educator to join our Health Information Services team. Your excellent time management and organisational skills, along with considerable clinical coding experience will ensure your success in this position.
    As a Clinical Coding Auditor/Coding Educator your responsibilities will include:

    Responsible for abstracting and allocating accurate clinical codes to inpatient episodes of care in an efficient and effective manner using ICD/ACHI/ACS
    Train and audit clinical coders within the department, and also provide training and support to trainee coders
    Assist and follow up with coding, health fund and billing enquiries as and when required
    Prepare for and assist during health fund audits
    Liaise with clinical professionals to ensure clear and concise documentation to facilitate the accurate coding of inpatient data
    Assist and support the Health Information Manager (HIM) in all aspects of clinical coding, medical record management and related activities

    Essential Criteria:

    HIMAA Certification in Clinical Coding with experience in ICD-10-AM , ACHI & ACS
    Eligible for membership with the Health Information Management Association of Australia
    5+ years of experience in hospital medical record coding for a variety of medical and surgical specialities
    Knowledge of Clinical coding, Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) and Casemix
    Understanding of the Hospital and State policies and legal requirements in regards to privacy and protection of patient information
    Strong organisational skills in planning, prioritising and managing workloads Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Ability to work within a team environment

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